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Quick Guide To Merging Facebook Pages
The Quick Guide To Merging Multiple Facebook Pages

Company Facebook pages are a great way to boost your brand awareness and interact with customers on a personal level. Ensuring that your brand is well represented on this social media platform should be a focus and users need to be given a reason to follow your brand. When doing this you may be managing multiple Facebook pages. However, this...

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How to get to the top of Google in 2017

Google is like a beanstalk, everyone wants to climb to the top and reach that elusive pot of gold (or pot of clicks). The trouble is, there are plenty of people out there trying to sell you magic beans and promising first page rankings.   So where do you start with your Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) in 2017? The Ogre, A.K.A Google, often...

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Google’s Top 3 Ranking Factors

Google have recently announced the three main SEO factors that affect website ranking. We have long wondered "how does google rank search results!?" and now we know! Google have kept pretty quiet about how they rank websites and SEO website Moz even runs a Search Engine Ranking Factors survey with their latest being from 2015. Most digital marketers previously believed that content...

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What is PPC (Pay Per Click) Advertising?

Who has time for reading!? Take me straight to the Infographic! WHAT IS PPC? To many people, understanding how to increase their business’ website traffic and grow online sales is simply too complex and time consuming to grasp. As leaders in the field of Digital Marketing, Studio 40 has compiled this short guide to help you with your PPC Marketing. The PPC acronym...

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The Best SEO Tools 2016

  Simply by just doing a quick Google search, you can find a lot of great ‘Best SEO Tools’ lists from a variety of influencers in the SEO industry. We all know the main set of tools that we should all have: The free Google SEO tools (Analytics, Keyword Planner), Screaming Frog SEO Spider, Moz OSE etc. However, there’s a bunch of free...

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Google Testing New Affiliate Location Extensions

It looks as though Google is trialling a new Ad Extension called 'Affiliate Location Extensions' in some AdWords accounts. I noticed this earlier today in one of my clients accounts for the first time and could not see any mention of it elsewhere on the web. Google then announced it 30+ hours later over on their Google+ page. What are Affiliate Location...

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32 Inspirational Quotes that Should Change your Business’ Outlook

Whether you are just starting your career or are at the top of your field, we all have those days where inspiration deserts us and we need a little boost to get us through the day. With this in mind, we’ve have pulled together 32 of our favourite inspirational, business-focused quotes. There is something about an inspirational quote that can often...

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Google Choose the Top 30 UK Digital Agencies

We interview Robert Craven about his work with Google, and can reveal the full list of the 30 best digital agencies in the UK. The 30 agencies come in all shapes and sizes and from across all areas of Great Britain. Common features of the agencies selected include a commitment to invest in staff development, and a positioning at the cutting...

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#GameChangers – Digital Marketing News Roundup – April 2016

It's that time again when we take a look back at the biggest and most ground-breaking developments in the world of Digital Marketing. This month we cover topics such as the leaking of Google's top 3 search ranking factors and I put into words the Studio-40 hive mind and expert opinions on what these changes mean to you and me....

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Google Shortlist Studio-40 as a Top 30 UK Agency

Google has shortlisted a group of high potential digital agencies in the UK and chosen just 30 out of the 20,000 that participate in the Google Partners program. We are delighted to have been selected. Since its inception back in 2013, Google Partners (of which we were one of the first!), has been a fantastic way of raising the quality and...